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Russia May Test Out Solar Panel Roads

Rosavtodor noted that the solar panel coating would be particularly useful in areas with the highest number of sunny days per year

Roscosmos to Print Organic Tissue on 3D Printers in Space

Plans have been made to print living tissue and organs on board the International Space Station (ISS)

Russian Scientists Develop Robot for Nuclear, Chemical Accidents

A robot that can detect radiation was developed for the EMERCOM Centre for Special Operations

Russia’s Pilkington Plant to Export Nano-coated Glass

The Pilkington Glass plant in Russia, part of the SP Glass Group and a portfolio company of Rusnano, has been exporting nano-coated glass to Dubai, Lebanon, Ireland and Australia

Russia Prepares Roadmap for Development of Virtual Reality Technology

Augmented reality, or AR, and virtual reality, or VR, are two of the most promising aspects of the National Technology Initiative

Russian Scientists to Transform Astronauts Into Cyborgs

Russian scientists will take part in a programme to transform astronauts into cyborgs by replacing human organs with artificial ones

Russia’s Ebola Vaccine Successfully Passes Clinical Trials

It was earlier reported that the anti-Ebola vaccine was developed and tested in Russia with the participation of military medics

MasterCard Testing Selfie Payments in Russia

MasterCard is testing a payment service that uses selfie authentication in Russia

Russian Device to Muffle All Mobile Operators to Combat Terrorism

Member of Rostec has created a new generation of warfare stations that are capable of jamming the signals of mobile operators for security purposes

Mobile Guides on Segways to Roam St. Petersburg Streets

The wheeled tour guides will travel along the most popular tourist routes of the city

Stolichnaya Vodka Brand to Produce Seledochka Canned Products

Soyuzplodoimport, a Moscow-based company that owns the famous Stolichnaya vodka brand, will launch production of canned herring under the brand name Stolichnaya Seledochka

What Fedor the Robot Can Do

Russia cultivates a mechanical helper who can drive a car and work with household appliances

Gazprom and Schneider Electric Sign Partnership Agreement

Gazprom and Schneider Electric SE have signed an agreement on a scientific and technical cooperation and partnership programme from 2017 to 2019

The Future of Assault Rifles

Kalashnikov’s editor-in-chief reflects on the future of assault rifles

Number of Electric Vehicles in Russia to Grow to 200,000 by 2020

The Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak believes that the number of electric vehicles (EVs) in Russia could grow to 200,000 by 2020

Neural Nets App to Find Lost Pets Presented in St. Petersburg

The 3bots team developed an application for the VK social network that can help find lost cats and dogs based on their photos

Skolkovo Startups to Attend Slush Technology Show in Helsinki

The Skolkovo Foundation will bring 50 companies to Slush, the largest technology show in Northern Europe, uniting entrepreneurs, investors and CEOs of large corporations

Rise of the Machines

How artificial intelligence took over Russia’s Skolkovo innovation centre

Moscow to Launch Matreshka Driverless Buses at VDNKh Park

The general director of Russia's manufacturing company of unmanned vehicles stated that Matreshka driverless buses could start running at VDNKh by summer 2017

Russia's Rosoboronexport Prepares to Export Military Robots

Rosoboronexport is currently preparing the documents required to facilitate the export of the latest Russian military robotic systems

Russia Creates Robots for Outer Space

Roscosmos’ Russian Space Systems (RSS) has successfully produced experimental prototypes of walking micro-robots capable of operating in outer space